The summer 2018 anime season is fast approaching, and you'll be seeing plenty of additions to Crunchyroll's simulcast lineup. Consider this post your one-stop, regularly-updated destination for all things summer, so let's take a look at some of the series we can look forward to so far.
Only at Crunchyroll Expo can you meet sensational guests, a variety of local artists, and…A GIANT INFLATABLE SEAL???
Wondering what we're talking about? Hit the jump for details.
Fur is going to fly in the Fall of 2017, because Crunchyroll will be distributing JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, an upcoming TV anime based on the "battle royale" novel by Nisio Isin in which a group of 12 Chinese Zodiac-themed warriors face off in mortal combat in a cruel contest that only 1 can win. Hit the jump to learn more.
Check out voice actors Takuya Eguchi and Soma Saito as they travel across Japan looking for fun, friendship, and happiness. Eguchi's popular OreIya returns this fall, as well as a new program featuring Saito. Get the info and some advance shots after the jump!
It's been a few years since Deadly Premonition mastermind Hidetaka Suehiro, AKA Swery65, released his last game, D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die. If you're wondering what he has up his sleeve next, he plans to announce a new game at this year's PAX West, which takes place September 1-4 in Seattle, WA. Read on for more.
Going to Akihabara this summer? Check out a restaurant in the area and take part in A Centaur's Table, an ongoing collaboration where you can taste meals themed to characters in A Centaur's Life. You can also win limited-edition prizes! Check out the menu lineup after the jump.
Here’s a thing: In partnership with Aniplex of America, Crunchyroll has nabbed the exclusive stream of Season Two of OWARIMONOGATARI, and the first few episodes are live NOW! Read on for full details!
When Square Enix first announced plans to bring Dragon Quest, Dragon Quest II, and Dragon Quest III to PS4 and 3DS in Japan, only the first two had release dates. The third has officially been locked down, though, with Dragon Quest III now set to launch on August 24. Read on for more.
Horror in anime can be a very tricky thing to pull off. To put it bluntly, it's very tough to make people feel scared of animation. Crunchyroll's newly acquired Shiki threads that difficult needle with ease, offering a satisfying horror drama from start to finish. Today we'll explore some of the finer points of this terrific show!
In time for this year's 15th anniversary of its first TV anime, Shoji Gatoh's Full Metal Panic! was slated to come back for a fourth anime series, Invisible Victory, in fall 2017. That officially got moved to spring 2018 last month. Still, the project is being promoted at this summer's event, like Anime Expo and this weekend's Comiket. With the latest, a 0.2 version the preview was screened. Get a look after the jump.
The My Hero Academia anime episode 32, "Everyone's Internships," arrives today with its expanded look at how the other young heroes spent their training. The big element here is Tsuyu Asui- Rainy Season Hero Froppy's encounter with Innsmouth (CV Anri Katsu) along with mentor Selkie (Tomokazu Seki) and his sidekick Sirius (CV Ami Koshimizu). Manga creator Kōhei Horikoshi's designed the trio and has shared a bonus sketch.
After some two years of operation and nearly 540,000 contestants, Fuji-Q Highland - an amusement park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan - has announced that a team of two players has finally managed to complete the Zetsubo Yosai 2 ("Hopeless Fortress 2") real escape game attraction. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official Japanese website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's fantasy light novel series Juuni Taisen (literally means 12 Great Wars) today posted a two-minute second PV to introduce its main characters and confirmed that it will premiere on AT-X and MBS on October 3. Watch the latest clip after the jump!
With Mr. Osomatsu set to return for a second season this fall, Viz Media has announced the license of anime update on Fujio Akatsuka's classic comedy, as well as the earlier 2015 run. More after the jump.
The official YouTube channel for the BanG Dream! franchise has posted two live-action CMs for its BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! smartphone game featuring the six anime voice actresses playing as a rock band. They are the first live-action CMs for the franchise launched in February 2015. Watch their performance after the jump!